Pregnant women with sleep apnea are FOUR TIMES more likely to suffer…

Pregnant women with sleep apnea are FOUR TIMES more likely to suffer severe life-threatening conditions in childbirth.

  • Brown University researchers studied data on more than 1.5 million pregnancies
  • They found the condition increased hospital stay length from 3 to 5 days
  • It also increased the need for the ICU by 174%, and risk of preeclampsia by 122%
  • Eclampsia risk (a severe preeclampsia that causes seizures) went up by 125%


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4530384/Sleep-apnea-increases-risk-pregnancy-complications.html#ixzz4jQJCkNtj
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2018-03-12T11:41:24+01:00 June 3rd, 2017|Pregnancy, Preventive Care|